Coaches

Simon Gallo - Head Coach

UKCC Level 4 Coach Qualification. He is DBS-Checked, First Aid Trained and Fully Licensed.

Simon has 10 years' coaching experience and has been Head Coach at Northampton Lawn Tennis Club since 2011. He previously ran the coaching programme at Earls Barton TC, Crick and West Haddon TC.

Simon thoroughly enjoys his coaching with all ages and takes great satisfaction in seeing his players improve and enjoy their tennis. Simon is a highly motivated character and holds a strong playing level of tennis.

He has been lucky enough to work alongside some of the most experienced coaches in the world, such as Juan Nunez. Juan has worked with professional players such as: Chris Evert, Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario (taking her to her first French Open Title in 1989), Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, Lorie McNeil, Natalia Zvereva and Gabriela Sabatini. Simon brings back from this a wealth of experience, both technically and tactically, in performance and development tennis.

Simon’s individual coaching rate is £25 per hour

Tel: 07738 476680 Email: simon.gallo@premiertennis.co.uk

 

Phil Smith - UKCC Level 3 Coach

Phil’s individual rate is £20 per hour

Phone: 07986 769826 E-mail: phil.smith87@hotmail.co.uk

Phil is one of the leading coaches at Northampton Tennis Coaching, with 7 years’ experience coaching both adults and children. Phil currently plays in Northampton LTC’s 1st team and offers a solid playing level. 

 

Tom Cunningham - UKCC Level 2 Coach

Tom’s individual rate is £15 per hour

Phone: 07743 757775  E-mail: tom.1999@hotmail.co.uk

Tom is a young, energetic and passionate coach, and a fantastic role model for young, budding tennis players. Tom offers a strong playing level of tennis and 8 years of experience in the game and trasfers his personal knowledge very well to the practice court. Tom has spent a season in Italy with Nielsen holidays gaining experience off the likes of Mark Petchey.